IIM CAT 2021: Admit card releasing on October 27; Know how to download

IIM Ahmedabad will release the CAT 2021 admit card on October 27. Know the process to download IIM CAT admit card successfully.

IIM CAT 2021: Admit card releasing on October 27; Know how to download
Team Careers360 | Oct 23, 2021 - 3:07 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: IIM CAT Admit Card 2021 will be released on October 27, 2021. CAT 2021 admit card will be available online at 5 pm on the official website of IIM- iimcat.ac.in. Candidates who have registered for IIM CAT 2021 will only be issued the admit card. IIM CAT exam is scheduled to be held on November 28, 2021 in three shifts in a computer-based mode; it will be held in more than 159 cities across the country.

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Candidates will be required to take the printout of IIM CAT 2021 admit card as they will have to show it along with a valid government-issued photo ID at the examination center for appearing in the exam. Candidates can download the CAT admit card till the last date of examination, but it is always advised to download it as early as possible. This is because there may be any discrepancy in the details mentioned on the admit card. If you download it a day before the examination, candidates will have no time to get it rectified with the help of the authorities.

CAT Admit Card 2021- Important dates



CAT 2021 admit card release date

October 27, 2021

Last date to download CAT admit card 2021

November 28, 2021

CAT 2021 exam date

November 28, 2021 (Sunday in three different shifts)

Credentials required to download CAT admit card 2021

In order to download the CAT 2021 admit card, candidates are required to keep the following credentials ready with them.

  • CAT user ID

  • Password

How to download IIM CAT 2021 admit card

Downloading IIM CAT 2021 admit card is just a few click process; here is a step by step guide for the same, have a look -

Step 1- Visit the official website of IIM CAT, i.e. iimcat.ac.in

Step 2- Select the login tab

Step 3- Fill in your ID and Password to log in

Step 4- Click download to get IIM CAT 2021 Admit Card

Step 5- Once the admit card is downloaded, it will be saved in your system, but it is advisable to take a printout for future reference.

CAT 2021 admit card details

Once candidates download the IIM CAT 2021 Admit Card, ensure to cross-check the mentioned on it. Below is the detailed overview of the information mentioned on the admit card that you need to check -

  • Candidates’ Name

  • Birth Date

  • Application number

  • Category of the candidate

  • Date and day of the test

  • PwD status

  • Time of test and session

  • Reporting time or Entry time at the centre

  • Time of gate closing at the centre

  • City of your test

  • Test centre in the City

  • Space for attaching signature and your photograph

  • Instructions to be followed on the exam day

CAT 2021 admit card: Common errors

If there is any discrepancy in the IIM CAT 2021, admit cards such as spelling error in the name, wrong city, the disparity in a category or PwD status, then immediately get in touch with the authorities conducting the examination.

IIM provides a helpline number for contacting in such cases. In addition, you can directly contact the concerned authorities through CAT helpline Number 1800-2090-830 or by writing to them at cathelpdesk@iimcat.ac.in.

It is to be noted that you can only enter the IIM CAT examination centre only after showing your Admit card and a government-issued ID. Hence, download the CAT 2021 Admit Card well in advance and ensure that all the details mentioned in it are correct.

What after CAT admit card 2021

CAT 2021 examination is scheduled to be held on 28th November and it is going to be a computer-based examination. CAT exam is scheduled in three shifts i.e. Morning, afternoon and evening. Details about the exam pattern and the test procedure were announced, along with the announcement of CAT 2021 exam dates. CAT 2021 exam pattern is quite simple one. The question paper is divided into three sections which are-

  • Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension (VARC)

  • Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (DILR)

  • Quantitative Aptitude (QA)

The weightage of each section is different. Below is a brief insight of Revised CAT Exam Pattern 2021, have a look -

CAT section name

Number of questions

Verbal Ability & Reading Comprehension

22 questions

Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning

22-23 questions

Quantitative Aptitude

22-23 questions

Total Number of Questions

66 to 68

About CAT 2021

CAT is one of the most difficult examinations for entrance IIM and various other prestigious Business schools in India. This year IIM Ahmedabad will be conducting the CAT Test 2021. It is to be noted that TCS iONin collaboration with IIM, conducts the entire CAT examination.

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